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Best Achingly Poems

Below are the all-time best Achingly poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of achingly poems written by PoetrySoup members

Premium Member Home Again
      I am home ...

Oh, my heart ...
        pray, hush its cadence ...

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Categories: achingly, heart, loneliness, lost love,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The Payment, Past
"Listen to the wind, it talks. Listen to the silence, it speaks. Listen to your heart, it knows." - Native American Proverb


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Categories: achingly, adventure, age, analogy, time,
Form: Epic
A Renga for Poetry Soup:


Time and the river
Endless silver morning
Autumn leaves float by

Shimmering streaming mountains
Pines swaying in constant winds

Morning mirror
Another gray hair
Ah! the wind of...

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© Jim Wilson  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: achingly, lifeold, winter, sound, autumn,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Darkness of Cold Oceans Dwelling Deepest
The Darkness of Cold Oceans Dwelling Deepest

Into the utter darkness of cold oceans dwelling deepest,
there is far beyond any glimmer of hope an outer limit

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Categories: achingly, allegory, death, evil, fantasy,
Form: Quatrain
For What You May Have Done
For every wonder free inside your mind
And every dark thought of miscontent.
For every disappointment in your soul
And your memories of a life’s intent.

For every desolate...

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Categories: achingly, depression, introspection, sadtime, time,
Form: Iambic Pentameter

I slept all day and woke to the rain,
With the low purr of thunder rolling around my temples.
Through my open window rose, darkly, the scent...

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Categories: achingly, love, rain, storm, weather,
Form: Free verse
Deep in forests of green, 
beneath majestic timbers, 
in soft woody light 
wild roses are to be seen 

Achingly beautiful, 
wild roses 
The colour 

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Categories: achingly, imagination, inspirational, love, uplifting,
Form: Ballad
Battlefield Of Love's Torment
Achingly, I watch as you frequently fall
For the idyllic notion of unconditional love
The dream, the desire, the fantasy
Drawn, inexplicably, to the potent flame
Of one who...

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Categories: achingly, longing, lost, love, sad,
Form: Free verse
I run uphill for some way,
mostly on an easy pavement,
and partially on a jarring dirt track,
I resentfully enjoy a route
against which I am free to...

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Categories: achingly, urban,
Form: Free verse
Sacred Spaces
Amidst the sacred places
I've witnessed distraught faces
A virtual Kaleidoscope of races
History often traces
Many are hungry and cold
Politicians bought and sold

Achingly, our God embraces
He competes to...

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Categories: achingly, anxiety, christian, courage,
Form: Lyric
Depths Of Despair
In the depths of despair I sank fathoms down 
  so deep suffocation filled lungs with defeat; 
in the darkest of hours no light...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: achingly, life, sad, time, uplifting,
Form: Verse
The Rotten
Analysis read—and wronged—and pulled
Lulled into our idealistic mess
Words no longer ours but hung distress
Farced in carnality—they are ruled

Soundness remains what we will believe 
And all...

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Categories: achingly, absence, abuse, adventure, analogy,
Form: Rhyme
Throw-Away Child
The Throw-Away Child

Heaven above shine down on us
We need your light to guide
Our days as we make our way
Through times of testing, times of trial

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Categories: achingly, faith, hope, introspection, lifeheart,
Form: Free verse

A wooden castle with windows and a drawbridge wide
Which could hold a regiment of toy soldiers inside
And a turret with a big red...

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Categories: achingly, childhood,
Form: Imagism

I try to ignore the squirming Hyde within 
And, with effort still,
I raise myself for the last traces 
of sunshine and fun.
What was left of the day,...

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Categories: achingly, children, depression, emotions, environment,
Form: Free verse
Ashes adrift in cold breezy whispers 
Mesmerized Monday finally seen 

So I sat here/there fingers achingly tapless over blurred keys. 
Wetly wondering in salted moving...

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Categories: achingly, angst
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Betrayed
Fragile, but already broken.
Pieces gone, holes in my soul.
Knock me down with a feather.
Kill me with a whisper.
I'm draining the ocean a tear at a...

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Categories: achingly, angst, betrayal, depression, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
Un-Mother / Heartless
I hate it, I hate it.
Everything that she does.

I hate her, I hate her.
There's nothing that she loves,
But herself.


And I see
Her different now.
There are faults...

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Categories: achingly, angst, childhood, mother, people,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Glass Bells
tentatively we touch
gentleness a brushed lingering
rising waves of repetition unfold
achingly intense
crisp as belled glass

full of heartache, plump with longing
life races toward … to ward …

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Categories: achingly, beauty,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Morning Dance
Enveloped in sheets woven of the very fabric of eternity
I turn my waking gaze upon the serenity of your countenance.
Never has a sunrise known such...

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Categories: achingly, beautiful, beauty, desire, devotion,
Form: Quatrain
Passionately Waiting
Can you imagine a garden without flowers
A sky without clouds
A winter without rain,
A summer without sunshine?

Can you imagine living without breathing
Can you imagine a heart...

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© MiAiM K.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: achingly, love, passion, me, heart,
Form: Light Verse
He was the dearest friend I ever had.
For 20 years we shared all we knew.
Then I said something blatantly bad
And he said our friendship was...

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Categories: achingly, pride,
Form: Rhyme
River Walk
Stifling hot Sunday
Body is achingly weak
Need some wet relief

8-27-14 for Haiku Contest

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Categories: achingly, river, summer,
Form: Haiku
Impending Night
The impending night has fallen upon us
It woke with much persistence
Our hearts fled from its rage like a doe from a rifle
But the blast had...

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Categories: achingly, angst, confusion, dark, fear,
Form: Free verse
Night falls unceremoniously, 
moon staggering with discontent; 

As I lie amid snoring walls, 
praying for fireflies to peel back-- 
blankets of darkness. 

While symphonies of...

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Categories: achingly, death, introspection, life
Form: Free verse